Meet Molly Noble Bull, one of the authors of
The Overcomers: Christian Authors Who Conquered Learning Disabilities.
What would you like for our readers to know about you personally?
I’m dyslexic. Yep. It’s true. I had a hard time learning to read and spell. Yet today I am a published novelist.
How could someone like me manage to graduate for high school and college, get married, raise three kids, teach school, and become a published writer? I give God all the honor and glory. With Him, anything is possible.
But for years, I kept my learning problems a secret. I never expected to find six other published novelists who suffered from problems like mine, but I did.
The seven of us formed a small group, and five of these seven novelists decided to pool our knowledge and write a non-fiction book to help others with problems like ours. The results is The Overcomers: Christian Authors Who Conquered Learning Disabilities by Margaret Daley, Ginny Aiken, Jane Myers Perrine, Ruth Scofield, and me, Molly Noble Bull.
Margaret is not only a published author, she is the current president of American Christian Fiction Writers.
Tell us about your family.
I came from a ranch family from
Texas and have lived most of my life in a rural setting. Growing
up, my father and my maternal grandfather managed a sixty thousand acre cattle
ranch, and all three of our sons are involved in ranching in today. I think the country is the best
place to grow up and raise a family, and though we didn’t own the ranch, I had
the great privilege of living on two different ranches during part of my
growing up years. Texas
I met my husband in college, and as I said, we raised three sons and now have six grandchildren. All but the youngest two grandchildren are involved in 4-H and/or FFA, and I am sure the little ones will follow suit when they are old enough.
Have you written other nonfiction books?
No. The Overcomers is my first non-fiction book and is available in paperback and as an e-book. It is also a finalist in the 2011 Women of Faith contest for writers. The winner will be announced on March 31, 2012.
Do you have any other books in the works right now?
I just finished a long historical set in
England and and am working on a
western-historical set on a cattle ranch much like the two I lived on as a
What kinds of hobbies and leisure activities do you enjoy?
I like to write books, of course. I also love to read—especially books on Bible prophecy. I love horses and once rode a lot, but I leave that to our sons and grandchildren now.
Why did you write the featured book?
I wrote The Overcomers: Christian Authors Who Conquered Learning Disabilities to encourage others with problems like mine. The five of us overcame, and others can do the same. We hope our book will help them learn how.
What do you want the reader to take away from the book?
I would like readers to know that though learning disabilities never go away, we learned to go around them, and they can, too. However, true Overcomers overcome by the blood of the Lamb and the word of their testimony in the name of Jesus. Revelation chapter 12, verse 11.
Where on the Internet can the readers find you?
My web address is www.mollynoblebull.com, and I write for several blogs. I also have a monthly column in a local magazine. Below are those addresses.
Writers Rest: http://writersrest.blogspot.com
Bustles and Spurs: (Click below to read all Bustle and Spurs articles.)
Commandment Keepers: (Click onto the address below. Then search for all my articles.)
South Texas Living magazine:To find all my books in online and at walk-in bookstores, write Molly Noble Bull in the search slot. By the way, The Overcomers is a popular book title right now. Therefore, if searching for my book on learning problems and don’t want to end up with another book entirely, write in the complete title in the search slot, The Overcomers: Christian Authors Who Conquered Learning Disabilities.
Thank you, Molly, for a peek into this interesting subject.
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